In support of its ruling for the defendants, the district court had noted that the defendants' actions were economically rational; that patients, home health nurses
, and doctors were free to select the DME vendor of their choosing; and that other DME suppliers were not unreasonably excluded from competing in the market.
The majority of paperwork for home health nurses
is generated by hand with a 10% to 25% error rejection rate.
Joslin in Boston maintains extensive knowledge and experience in the area of diabetes care of the frail elderly (the CCIP target population), and will employ this expertise in the design of patient education materials, provider education programs, and designing systems to enhance the role of case managers and home health nurses
stated, "With the documented shortage of home health nurses
and certified nurse assistants, and the demand on society and families to care for loved ones, Skye Home Care provides a well needed service in what has recently been called a silent crisis by the Nurses Association of America in Boston.
These type of applications include health care professionals gathering patient information while doing rounds, quality control inspectors on site in restaurants ensuring standards are being met, or home health nurses
conducting surveys inside the patient's home as part of their patient profiles," added Joyner.
FirstHealth's case managers, physicians, and home health nurses
will improve communication and coordination for the full episode of care.
Accompanied by Flagship Healthcare home health nurses
and Joan Buddi, administrator for Flagship Home Health of Miami-Dade, Rep.